S is a single mother of a thirteen year old child.She receives Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and low rate Disability Allowance. She had a flood in her council property in the heavy rains due to an ill-fitting door. She had to replace carpets and sofa and now the washing machine too has broken down. She has no money left to replace it and could not afford insurance on her income.
This lovely lady is struggling with debts. She has been to her local Citizens Advice office many times, and never followed through with advice. She is now trying to tackle her debts with their help and move forward. She is going to do a Debt Relief Order as a fresh start. She is worried about bailiffs knocking at her door. She has struggled with her ill health for years, but is now feeling strong enough to tackle her debts and move forward.
Please could you help this lovely gentleman with his £90 Debt Relief Order fee? He is in recovery and is now making a new start in his life. He would love some help to get rid of his debts and have a fresh start. Thank you so much.
This man has come to his local Citizens Advice office for help with his debts. He is looking to take steps to get debt free so that bailiffs won't keep coming round and he can move forward and take steps to have a fresh start. He struggles with his anxiety and depression and can't really leave the house. He has got into debt by burying his head in the sand and ignoring his debts. Please could someone help him move forward.
"I have been struggling with mental health problems since I was a child and after a relationship breakdown this has become worse and I have had to finish work and as a result of this fallen into debt. I have applied for benefits but this has taken a while to sort out and I am now in a great deal of debt. With help from citizens advice I am trying to get back on track but need £90 for a debt relief order. If I could get help with this it will relieve some of the pressure/stress I feel."
This couple have 4 children aged 2-7, all of whom have various additional needs ranging from autism to epilepsy, to a very rare lung condition. Mum and Dad are chief carers, operating with very little support, with mum working as a nurse a couple of days a fortnight. A while ago they made sensory bags for each of the children to aid them in the classroom, but sadly one of the bags was stolen. They would love to replace it and a few of the well-worn items in the other bags.
W is a single lady who has learning difficulties. She is having to move house as a place of safety due to an abusive relationship which is causing her to feel frightened and vulnerable. She is waiting for finalisation of a house swap with social housing to be nearer her family. She is on benefits but they are being reviewed so she is living on very little and cannot afford the moving costs.
After being homeless for nearly a year, this single mother now is going into her own accommodation with her children. She needs a cooker as there are no cooking facilities there. She is unable to work due to depression and epilepsy. Stress can induce the seizures and she is trying so hard to lessen her stress because of this. This is a real turning point for this young family to make a new start.
This single mum with 6 children in Cumbria, receiving benefits, would like to get some outside play equipment for her children. One of her children has ADHD and has a lot of energy. Having some play equipment in her garden will be a huge help and make a real difference to the children as it will allow them to burn off some energy in a safe environment. Her children range in age from 2-10 years and it is difficult to take them all out at the same time.
D has a severe mental illness and his marriage has broken down. He has to be out of his current flat by 29th June. He does consultancy work, so a stable home enables him to carry out his work. He can finance himself with help from housing benefit. He currently has no savings due to the marital difficulties. He works weekly with Probation. We have successfully raised the rest of the required amount for the deposit and just need this last £45 for the place he has found.
Miss W lives with her son who is a student. She has been in and out of work for the past 6 months, but recently has suffered a back injury and is claiming Universal credit. Her fridge freezer has broken and her insurance have paid her £100 towards a new one but the cheapest she has found is in Currys for £160.00 plus £20 for delivery. She has no spare income to cover this, so would be very grateful for your help.
Mr and Mrs B had to have some maintenance work done in their property and now their cooker is no longer compatible with the new circuit board. They can't afford to get a new one, as they are both pensioners in poor health. Mr B has inflammation of the stomach and has a special diet; they have a working hob, but they need a cooker to cook fresh food. They have a working hob but are in need of a cooker.
An asylum seeking family in Leeds has an appointment in August for their fresh asylum claim in Liverpool. The father has a disability and sitting for long periods on a coach is not possible. Please consider contributing to the purchase of a ticket for this family to attend their appointment, as they have no funds to pay for travel.
Applicant is in need of a tumble drier as she is really struggling. She lives in a top floor flat with no outside drying space. She has been left incontinent after having cancer treatment and needs to do several loads of laundry every day. She also has a teenage son at home and she doesn’t want to rely on him too much.
B A is living with Vascular Dementia and is struggling with time awareness. This is having an effect on his day to day life. He is in desperate need of a dementia clock which states day and night time to allow him to keep to a much needed routine.
C struggles with severe back pain and is now falling out of her single divan, which is the only bed she has. She has a history of domestic abuse which has caused anxiety. We would like to be able to help her have a decent night's sleep in a proper bed.
C is a 40 year old woman with a genetic disorder that has caused learning difficulties and physical and mental health issues. She has recently been moved onto Universal Credit and is receiving less money than before. She is having difficulty managing on her new budget and needs help to pay for gas, electricity and food while she adjusts.